• The POAMN Conference is a time for learning and networking

    The POAMN Conference is a time for learning and networking

  • The first Sunday in May is designated as Older Adult Sunday

    The first Sunday in May is designated as Older Adult Sunday

  • >Membership is open to individuals and institutions serving older adults

    Membership is open to individuals and institutions serving older adults

  • Find ideas for celebrating older adults in the Planning Guide

    Find ideas for celebrating older adults in the Planning Guide

  • POAMN is available to provide resources for those serving older adults

    POAMN is available to provide resources for those serving older adults

POAMN is the Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network, a network of persons who are engaged in ministry with older adults. These people work in presbyteries and synods, they are leaders in congregations, and some serve in specialized ministries such as chaplains in care facilities and presbytery staff who are involved with older adult ministry committees. POAMN is related to the Presbyterian Mission Agency, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Quarterly newsletter gives an update on news concerning older adult ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), program ideas, worship materials, articles on older adult issues and helpful resources for ministry with older adults. PNN is available as a free, printable Adobe Acrobat pdf file, or through POAMN

2016 Summer Newsletter Available

The 16 Summer PNN is now available! Good Morning from Oregon, The theme of this issue of PNN is, Parenting Your Parents.  Ready or not, all of us are aging.  In addition, most of us will spend more years taking care of our aging parents than we spent raising our own children.  The welcome news is that this “role reversal” can also be an opportunity to make new memories with someone who has loved and cared for us from our birth.  In this issue of PNN you... Read More
Posted in POAMN News  on Jun 30, 2016  Tags:   No Comments »

2016 POAMN/ARMSS Joint Conference

Christian Discipleship: People of the Spirit, People of Hope   October 11-14, 2016, Four Points by Sheraton, 9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, Virginia   Download the complete conference brochure now! 16 Conference Brochure   POAMN offers scholarships to attend the conference for the first time and to small church leaders. Apply for scholarships here! 16 POAMN First-Time Attendee Scholarship Application 16 POAMN Small Church Scholarship... Read More
Posted in Uncategorized  on Feb 06, 2016    No Comments »

2016 Planning Guide

The 2016 Older Adult Ministries Planning Guide is now available!  Download the 16 Planning Guide now.  Hard copies will be available soon.  Pre-order copies by contacting Ginny Nyhuis.  All members of POAMN will receive one complimentary copy, so renew your membership, or join for the first time... Read More
Posted in Uncategorized  on Jan 03, 2016    Comments Off on 2016 Planning Guide

2015 ADVENT MEDITATION

Included here is a profound Advent Meditation that was written by Don Carlin – retired Hospice Chaplain from Philadelphia.  It is very timely in this hour when folks are frightened and perplexed by mass killings in our own country by suicide terrorists fueled from abroad. 2015 ADVENT... Read More
Posted in Uncategorized  on Dec 19, 2015    Comments Off on 2015 ADVENT MEDITATION

2015 POAMN/ARMSS Conference

Missed the 2015 Conference, The Spirit Sustains: Purpose, Call, Mission & Ministry! Download workshop handouts/information here. Starting from Scratch – OAM 101 – PowerPoint Starting from Scratch – OAM 101 – Assessment tool Making Our Third Thirty a Great... Read More
Posted in Conference, Uncategorized  on Oct 12, 2015    Comments Off on 2015 POAMN/ARMSS Conference

2015 POAMN Goals

With a New Year, the POAMN Executive Committee is looking at goals for POAMN.  Read a message from POAMN President, Michele Hendrix to learn more about the 2015 POAMN... Read More
Posted in Uncategorized  on Jan 17, 2015    Comments Off on 2015 POAMN Goals

Older Adult Ministries Resources

Looking for resources to help you start or maintain an Older Adult Ministries program?  Visit our Helpful Links and Resources page to find tools such as POAMN FAQ, Older Adult Survey and a Congregational & Community... Read More
Posted in Uncategorized  on Jan 17, 2015    Comments Off on Older Adult Ministries Resources

Older Adult Ministry Certificate Program to be Offered at Columbia

Check out our newest news!  POAMN is partnering with the Center for Lifelong Learning at Columbia Theological Seminary to offer a Certificate Program in Older Adult Ministry!  Beginning in April, 2015 all courses will take place on site at Columbia in Decaur, GA.  If you wish to get started NOW, register for the Certification course being offered at the upcoming APCE conference in Baltimore in early February:  Spiritual Formation for Older Adult Ministry,... Read More
Posted in Certification  on Nov 23, 2014    Comments Off on Older Adult Ministry Certificate Program to be Offered at Columbia